Yolany Alvarado, Esq.Chair, Panama Advisory Board
Yolany Alvarado is a partner in the law firm of Alvarado Palacios y Asociados in Panama City, Panama and is the founder and director of ProPanama, a private organization dedicated to providing assistance to foreign investors and Expats in Panama. Alvarado Palacios y Asociados provides assistance to international clients suited to their needs and interests and is a well-known law firm member of ProPanama.
ProPanama and its team of experts provide assistance to the needs of thousands of foreigners in the areas of legal, immigration, banking, accounting, and customs. Yolany is an active member of the Panamanian Association of Brokers and Real Estate Developers (ACOBIR) and acts as the association’s official legal consultant.
With more than 10 years of legal experience, Yolany graduated from Santa María La Antigua private university in Panama in 1997. In 1998, the Supreme Court of Panama granted her license to practice law throughout the Republic of Panama. In 1998 she was appointed court´s clerk. She served as a judge and judge´s assistant and has been in private practice since 2001.
Yolany has published two books: The “Arbitration Institution in Panama” and “Agreement as Means to Finish Bankruptcy Proceedings.” She has also written several articles that were published in the Supreme Court’s Journal. Recognizing the real estate boom of Panama, in 2005, she began assisting international clients in obtaining mortgages in Panama. Performing as a mortgage broker was instantly accepted by all major real estate developers and brokers and met with incredible success.
Yolany has been invited to speak at several international conferences, including ones in Russia, Venezuela, Colombia, Guatemala, Argentina, Uruguay, and several cities in the United States, including Clearwater, Tampa, and Orlando.
In addition to being a member of Panama Gateway, Yolany is a member of The American Society of Panama, The American Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama, Panama National Realtors Association, and the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama.
Yolany resides in Panama City, Republic of Panama.